Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 12, 2021

Two men in winter clothes stand in deep snow
Doug Ramsey and Alaska Wildlife Trooper Jason Knier at the hole in the ice where they pulled an 8-year-old boy who had fallen into the river on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (Department of Public Safety photo)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s Senate president gets a COVID-19 wake-up call after his top aide is hospitalized. And, a river rescue at an Iditarod checkpoint. Plus, Anchorage’s homeless population is getting vaccinated.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman, Jacob Resneck, and Claire Stremple in Juneau
  • Tegan Hanlon, Lex Treinen, and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Phillip Manning in Talkeetna
  • Greg Kim in Bethel

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